The History & Evolution of Birth Tissue

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Event Dates: 
November 7, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Presentation 1

Presentation Summary:

This presentation will highlight crucial areas in the development and evolution of birth tissue.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Outline the development of scientific perspectives and clinical applications.
  2. Summarize the development of regulation and classification of birth tissues.
  3. Outline common practices in community and hospital development.

Holly Hewitt

Holly Hewitt

Holly has been in the tissue banking industry for 23 years and throughout that time has had the opportunity to work with many tissue recovery and processing organizations across the country. While the majority of her background is in cadaveric tissue banking, for the last 7 years she has been working with tissue banks that recover and process birth tissue from living donors. Holly currently lives in Sebastian, FL consulting for several tissue banking organizations that specialize in tissue from living and deceased donors. She is currently the chair of the Birth Tissue workgroup, has served on several AATB committees, and is a member of different organ and tissue donation organizations in the U.S. and Internationally.

The History & Evolution of Birth Tissue

Speaker: Holly Hewitt, CTBS
Day: November 7, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST